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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Patient engagement with surgical site infection prevention: an expert panel perspective.

Tartari E, Weterings V, Gastmeier P, et al. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control. 2017;6:45.

Patient participation in their safe care is a key improvement strategy. This commentary provides expert review of the evidence on how to engage patients in preventing surgical site infections. The authors recommend strategies to drive improvement, including the use of printed information to encourage patient involvement.